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11:30 AM - 1:00 PM


Environment@rtp; Labelmaster Software


New Lithium Battery Shipping Requirements

Please join the Environment@rtp committee for a lunch and learn featuring Bob Richard, Vice President of Government Affairs for Labelmaster Software discussing the challenges of shipping lithium batteries and the new air transportation regulations that come into force on January 1, 2013. Bob will also cover "reverse logistics" as it related to hazmat shipments.

About Our Speaker
Bob has been involved in the development and implementation of hazardous materials safety regulations for more than 25 years, and has been responsible for a broad range of domestic and international hazardous materials safety efforts, including the development of the current international and domestic infectious substances regulations. In his current role as Labelmaster Services Vice President of Regulatory and Government Affairs, Bob provides provide dangerous goods regulatory assistance to customers worldwide drawing on his vast experience, knowledge of the Hazardous Materials Regulations and a network of dangerous goods professionals.

Prior to joining Labelmaster Services, Bob served as the Deputy Associate Administrator for Hazardous Materials Safety with the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) at the U.S. Department of Transportation, where he was responsible for directing approximately 150 hazardous materials transportation specialists and the day to day operation of  the US Hazardous Materials Transportation Safety.

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